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Biodiversity, Conservation, Wildlife

U.S. Department of State — Capacity Building for Tun Mustapha Park

The U.S. Embassy in Kuala Lumpur seeks proposals to develop a compliance assessment, conduct training, and launch pilot projects for the newly-gazetted Tun Mustapha marine park in northern Sabah, Malaysia.  Applications are invited from non-profit organizations in the USA, as well as from non-profit organizations and educational institutions in other countries (e.g., Malaysia). The funding […]

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U.S. Department of State — Marine Protected Areas and Ocean Conservation

The U.S. Department of State will fund projects in marine protected areas and reduced nutrient pollution affecting coastal waters. Grants in Category 1 will strengthen compliance capacity for marine protected areas in the Bahamas, Belize, Honduras, and Panama. Grants in Category 2 will fund projects to more effectively manage marine protected areas in Comoros, Djibouti, […]

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African World Heritage Fund (AWFF) — Call for Proposals 2016

The AWHF provides grants to implement projects and activities which focus on the protection of natural and cultural World Heritage properties in Africa. Projects activities are restricted to heritage sites declared by UNESCO as World Heritage properties. The call is open to government institutions in Africa responsible for World Heritage Sites. The call is also […]

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Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund — Biodiversity on Islands of the Western Indian Ocean

The CEPF announces its latest round of funding to conserve biodiversity in the Madagascar and Indian Ocean Islands Biodiversity Hotspot. Small grants (<US$20 thousand) and large grants (<US$200 thousand) are available for conservation projects in Madagascar, Mauritius, and the Seychelles. Eligibility for grants extends to NGOs, community groups, private enterprises, universities, and other civil society […]

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Phoenix Zoo — Funding for Wildlife Conservation and Science

The Phoenix Zoo (Arizona, USA) makes small grants to support wildlife conservation and science worldwide. Grants are limited to US$3 thousand for one year. Priority is for practical projects that help build capacity, and that involve local communities. The application period is 01 November through 01 December each year. Link

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U.S. National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) — Conservation of Sea Birds 2016

NFWF’s Seabird Initiative works to enhance the viability of seabird populations by increasing their survival and reproduction. The program focuses on two broad geographic areas: the Caribbean and the Pacific. Applicants are requested to develop business plans to emphasize specific species, conservation strategies, and geographies. Questions about grants can be directed to the program manager. […]

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Pacific Asia Travel Foundation — Grants for Sustainable Tourism 2017

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) makes grants for projects in environmental and cultural heritage that contribute to sustainable tourism in the Asia-Pacific region. The grants support environmental conservation and wildlife protection, heritage conservation, and education and awareness about these issues. The majority of grants are to organizations based in Asia-Pacific developing countries and territories. […]

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Ornithological Council (OC) — Grants for Bird Research and Conservation in Latin America and the Caribbean 2016

The Ornithological Council makes grants for projects in ornithological research and conservation in Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, and South America. In 2016, the OC will make one or more grants for US$10 thousand. An applicant must be willing to join an OC member society if he/she receives an award and is not already a […]

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U.S. Department of State — Combating Wildlife Trafficking in Tanzania

The U.S. Department of State will fund technical assistance in Tanzania to build the country’s institutional capacity to combat wildlife crimes. The program will aim to enhance Tanzania’s legislative frameworks and prosecutorial and judicial capacity to combat wildlife poaching and trafficking.  Supported activities may include training, mentoring, and possibly equipment for park rangers, police, prosecutors, […]

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